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3.0
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
9
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.9
Layout
3.4
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
71.9%
Recommend this course
36 out of 56 reviews
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2.7
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.4
Value
3.4
Layout
3.4
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.1
72.7%
Recommend this course
8 out of 11 reviews
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3.1
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
3
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16
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.9
Value
4.1
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
3.9
75.0%
Recommend this course
18 out of 24 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 5917 yards
Slope 123
Rating 68.8
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Bow Creek Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.0
56 Reviews (56)
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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

A Below Average City Course

The greens are very small and hard to hit. The par 3 holes on the front nine are very difficult, and the par 5 8th hole is a challenge with a creek running across it.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Worst course in Virginia Beach

-Tee boxes are like a batters box in baseball with all the sand.
- hit balls in the middle of the fairway and you're hitting off sand.
-Some holes don't even have fairways.
-bunkers are where all this sand should be...but they're frustratingly devoid of sand
-The man behind the counter with the Clemson hat is nothing but rude.
-play elsewhere. This place just isn't worth it

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/19/2020

Hello, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for your experience during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. Please know that we are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. For further resolution in this matter, please feel free to reach out to our team in the pro shop. Thank you for playing Bow Creek Golf Course. We hope to earn your business again soon!

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Commented on 05/19/2020

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve, and we are working towards getting things up to par. Thank you for playing Bow Creek Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

I was booked twice for the same reservation. Was only for two people. Bow creek said there was nothing they could do for me. I tried cancelling one of the reservations an hour before but was denied by you. I have been trying to call you but can never get through. Your either closed or having technical difficulties. I would like my money back please or a credit to use another time.

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Commented on 05/21/2020

Hi, let us first start by thanking you for providing us with your feedback. We would like to apologize for the any misunderstanding with your reservation. The reservation that you booked through GolfNow was a Hot Deal and unfortunately cannot be refunded at the course. That being said, we would like to apologize for any poor customer experience you may have received. We assure you this is not the standard we want to be known for as we always strive to provide the very best 5-star service. If you would like to discuss any concerns further, please feel free to reach out to GolfNow customer support at 1 (800) 767-3574. We hope that we have the chance to welcome you back for a more enjoyable golfing experience soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

The grass

They could city the grass a little better and fix up the dry spots.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/13/2020

Hi, Latressia8174148! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Good for the money

For first timers clubhouse is out behind the back left of the parking lot, over the bridge, and around the maintenance shed. Need a few more signs I was lost and ended up Having to follow someone in a cart to find the clubhouse. Highlight of this course is the people that work here. I’ve played golf up and down the east cost and this place has the best staff and the clubhouse is nice for a city course. The course is your average city course. Greens and bunkers in good shape, some of the fairways have some hard dead places but overall it’s good. Also one of the better layouts for a city courses. Great value and will be back.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/13/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Bow Creek Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 03/23/2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give Bow Creek Golf Course another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Not worth the $40 more like $20

The tee boxes were in poor condition. Fairways were not maintained. Greens were good and the ball rolled nicely. I do not recommend you play this course unless it is under $20 or Free.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/27/2020

Hi, we are very sorry for the inconvenience you experienced at the course. Our goal is to keep the pace of play running smoothly and to never have it too backed up. As far as the raincheck goes, sounds like you prepaid for a Hot Deal on GolfNow. When this is the case, no money is paid to the pro-shop so there is no money that is owed back from the course. You may have booked other course times through GolfNow and that is why you were able to obtain a raincheck. If you call GolfNow, they would be happy to rectify the situation. We hope this clears any confusion up and we hope you give us another try in the future.

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Commented on 05/27/2020

Hi, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing to recover the fairways and greens. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Bow Creek Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

nice course

not a bad city course.. bunkers are hard as a rock, and the fairways had lots of bare spots... i would only play here if I used golf now for a discount..

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/13/2020

Hi, u706452186! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

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Commented on 05/13/2020

Hello, we appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Bow Creek Golf Course. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 2
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/01/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Bow Creek Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/01/2020

Hello, haganj. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give Bow Creek Golf Course another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun Little Course

Great little course for the average golfer.
Enjoyed playing many times, but it will be a while before I go back.
LEAVES! LEAVES! LEAVES and more LEAVES. Hole 1,2 and 3 they did a great job blowing the leaves off the fairway and into the rough. From hole 4 on it was terrible. They did have someone blowing the leaves off hole 8.
I know I lost probably 20 balls with 10 being LOST IN THE FAIRWAY?
With all the leaves you just could not find your ball.
I know it’s an ongoing problem, and their were leaves blowing off the trees As I played but it did not make for an enjoyable round.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/07/2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give Bow Creek Golf Course another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bow Creek Greens in Really Good Cond.

I've played this course since the mid 70's and the greens are on best condition that I can recall. A little TLC with the sand traps and fertilizer on the fairways would give the course an overall 4.0 rating. It's certainly the best golf value in the area right now!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/07/2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give Bow Creek Golf Course another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 72
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Fairways full with leaves...

Slices will have problems on many holes... one par 3 174 actually was 204

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Previously Played

Just okay

Course was good nothing I’d go back and play, fairways and green side bunkers, covered/filled with leaves lost a lot of golf balls in the leaves so if you run into Bridgestone B330’s they’re yours.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/07/2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give Bow Creek Golf Course another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Great course for a $10 round

Great course for the hot deal price. Staff isn’t the warmest or most welcoming, but you see them for ten seconds each round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/07/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review Bow Creek Golf Course. We are sorry to hear you may have had a negative experience with any individual on our staff. This is not acceptable and by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back for another great deal soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Small layout

This course is ok however there is no sand in the bunkers all are dirt . If you play well get there early this is a senior crowd playing this course. Most people walk the course be prepared to wait. if pay over $20 you are paying to much.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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